Effects of exercise on cognitive and motor function in chronic fatigue syndrome and depression.

@article{Blackwood1998EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of exercise on cognitive and motor function in chronic fatigue syndrome and depression.},
  author={S K Blackwood and Siobhan Machale and Michael John Power and Guy M. Goodwin and Stephen M Lawrie},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1998},
  volume={65 4},
  pages={541-6}
}
OBJECTIVES Patients with chronic fatigue syndrome complain of physical and mental fatigue that is worsened by exertion. It was predicted that the cognitive and motor responses to vigorous exercise in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome would differ from those in depressed and healthy controls. METHODS Ten patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, 10 with depressive illness, and 10 healthy controls completed cognitive and muscle strength testing before and after a treadmill exercise test… CONTINUE READING
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